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  • Deliberating Environmental Policy in India

    Participation and the Role of Advocacy

    By Sunayana Ganguly

    As one of the world’s largest and most bio-diverse countries, India’s approach to environmental policy will be very significant in tackling global environmental challenges. This book explores the transformations that have taken place in the making of environmental policy in India since the economic…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Redefining Family Law in India

    Edited by Archana Parashar, Amita Dhanda

    This volume is a collection of articles by scholars across disciplines to create a discourse of family law independent of Religious Personal Law, whilst striving for fairness and justice to all. It demonstrates the artificiality of the public–private divide and seeks the systematic development of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge India

  • Understanding Institutional Shareholder Activism

    A Comparative Study of the UK and China

    By Bo Gong

    Institutional shareholder participation has long been considered as vital to good corporate governance yet its potential does not seem to have been realized. The recent banking crisis exposed the passivity of some institutional shareholders, many of whom appear to have chosen to sell their…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Justice, Judocracy and Democracy in India

    Boundaries and Breaches

    By Sudhanshu Ranjan

    This book offers an innovative approach to studying ‘judicial activism’ in the Indian context in tracing its history and relevance since 1773. While discussing the varying roles of the judiciary, it delineates the boundaries of different organs of the State — judiciary, executive and legislature —…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge India

  • International Engagement in China’s Human Rights

    Edited by Titus Chen, Dingding Chen

    Since the Tiananmen Square incident in 1989 there has been increasing international pressure on China to improve its approach to human rights, whilst at the same time the Chinese government has itself realised that it needs to improve its approach, and has indeed done much to implement improvements…

    Hardback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • North Korea, International Law and the Dual Crises

    Narrative and Constructive Engagement

    By Morse Tan

    The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has a reputation as one of the worst human rights situations in the world. This book utilizes a unique international law perspective to examine the actions and inactions of North Korea with regard to international security and human rights. Adopting…

    Hardback – 2015-04-29
    Routledge

  • Juries in the Japanese Legal System

    The Continuing Struggle for Citizen Participation and Democracy

    By Dimitri Vanoverbeke

    Trial by jury is not a fundamental part of the Japanese legal system, but there has been a recent important move towards this with the introduction in 2009 of the lay assessor system whereby lay people sit with judges in criminal trials. This book considers the debates in Japan which surround this…

    Hardback – 2015-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Tools of Justice

    Non-discrimination and the Indian Constitution

    By Kalpana Kannabiran

    In the years since independence, the Indian subcontinent has witnessed an alarming rise in violence against marginalized communities, with an increasing number of groups pushed to the margins of the democratic order. Against this background of violence, injustice and the abuse of rights, this book…

    Paperback – 2015-04-01
    Routledge India

  • Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia

    Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh

    By Dina Afrianty

    This book examines the life of women in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic law was introduced in 1999. It outlines how women have had to face the formalisation of conservative understandings of sharia law in regulations and new state institutions over the last decade or so, how they…

    Hardback – 2015-03-13
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Policing in Hong Kong

    History and Reform

    By Kam C. Wong

    The HKP (Hong Kong Police), ‘Asia’s Finest’, is a battle-tested professional organization with strong leadership, competent staff, and deep culture. It is also a continuously learning and reforming agency in pursuit of organisational excellence. Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform is the…

    Hardback – 2015-03-06
    CRC Press
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • State, Society and the Market in Contemporary Vietnam

    Property, Power and Values

    Edited by Hue-Tam Ho Tai, Mark Sidel

    Lively debates around property, access to resources, legal rights, and the protection of livelihoods have unfolded in Vietnam since the economic reforms of 1986. Known as Doi Moi (changing to the new), these have gradually transformed the country from a socialist state to a society in which a…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Law and Policy for China's Market Socialism

    Edited by John Garrick

    This edited volume presents fresh empirical research on the emerging outcomes of China’s law reforms. The chapters examine China’s ‘going out’ policy by addressing the ways in which the underpinning legal reforms enable China to pursue its core interests and broad international responsibilities as…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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